Post Tagged with: "postcolonialism"

The New Scramble for Africa

The New Scramble for Africa

In the new scramble for Africa, justifications for external intervention are pretexts that should be regarded in the same way that we now regard the ‘white man’s burden’ and ‘civilising mission’.

Decolonizing International Relations

Decolonizing International Relations

A colonized IR demeans and diminishes all of us; decolonizing the discipline is an ongoing and never-to-be-completed critical questioning of our everyday practices and logics of interpretation.

Rethinking Development

Rethinking Development

We require a decolonization of the imagination. We need to abandon the search for alternative models of development and start imagining alternatives to development. The project today is not so much to rethink development, but to un-think it.

The Limits of International Relations Theory: A Postcolonial Critique

The Limits of International Relations Theory: A Postcolonial Critique

IR, as the discipline which makes the international its object of enquiry is, for the most part, an obstacle to a recognition and exploration of this, rather than a guide to it.

Why Men Rebel Redux: How Valid are its Arguments 40 years On?

Why Men Rebel Redux: How Valid are its Arguments 40 years On?

Why Men Rebel continues to be recognized as a classic because it helped lead the way to a systematic, people-based understanding of the causes of political protest and rebellion. The book itself and forty years of critical analysis also point to additional questions.

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